Antique Japanese Banko ware pottery teapot from Meiji Period (circa 1890) - Seven Face Household Gods of Good Luck. Banko ware (Banko-yaki) is a type of Japanese pottery (Stoneware) traditionally from Yokkaichi, Mie.It is therefore also known as Yokkaichi-Banko ware. It is believed to have originated in the 18th century. Most products are teacups, teapots, flower vases, and sake vessels. This whimsical and decorative Banko Ware pottery teapot is decorated with the Seven Face Household Gods of Good Luck.
There are seven faces total, one on each side and one as the lid. It maintains original bamboo handle and had stamped Japanese characters makers mark underneath. For its age this teapot is in very good condition.
Some slight paint rubs but no cracks or repairs. Nose, spout, edges all seem to be good condition. Dimensions: measures about 4.5 inches in diameter 11.5 cm. And is 4.4 inches high 11 cm. The item "Antique Japanese Banko ware pottery teapot from Meiji Period (circa 1890)" is in sale since Thursday, March 28, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Teapots". The seller is "mac-1031" and is located in Palmela. This item can be shipped worldwide.